Mount Marathon, Race Point is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Seward, Alaska that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, trail running, and backpacking.
This terrain was challenging, but with the view!
The first mile is nothing special, but once you reach the bowl behind Mt. Marathon itself you'll have great views of Seward and the Kenai Fjords.
Awesome hike. Took about four hours. Ive hiked it on cloudy & clear days, and I like the clouds better. It brought out the green in the bay's waters & didn't overexpose any of the pics. Done 4x & will do again
totally worth it! one of the best hikes ive ever been on. i went with some great friends and it was raining and foggy as hell but un unbelievabley gorgeous! illl add a few pics;)
Boy this is tough, but such a great experience. The people who race this are amazing.
Enjoyed our first hike in Alaska! A little muddy for the first half, but perfect for the last half up to Race Point. Beautiful views and not too hard of a hike.